Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 998.89
Other specified complications of procedures not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: Oth spcf cmplc procd NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 998.89 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 998.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 998.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 998.89: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Application site pigmentation changes
  • Arteriovenous fistula hemorrhage
  • Arteriovenous fistula occlusion
  • Arteriovenous fistula rupture
  • Arteriovenous fistula stenosis
  • CDC Class III/Contaminated
  • Cholesteatoma pearl
  • Complication of anesthesia
  • Complication of laser surgery
  • Complication of refractive keratoplasty by laser surgery
  • Complication of transplanted embryo manifest in host
  • Complications of attempted introduction of embryo in embryo transfer
  • Complications of attempted introduction of fertilized ovum following in vitro fertilization
  • Corneal ectasia due to laser in situ keratomileusis
  • Corneal flap macrostriae
  • Decentered corneal stromal ablation
  • Dental prosthesis infection
  • Dry eye after laser in situ keratomileusis
  • Endotracheal tube wrongly placed during anesthetic procedure
  • Epithelial downgrowth
  • Erectile dysfunction due to prostate brachytherapy
  • Erectile dysfunction following prostate brachytherapy
  • Erectile dysfunction following radical cystectomy
  • Erectile dysfunction following radical prostatectomy
  • Erectile dysfunction following simple prostatectomy
  • Erectile dysfunction following urethral surgery
  • Extensive postoperative wound cellulitis
  • Failed or difficult intubation
  • Failure of sterile precautions during abdominal paracentesis
  • Failure of sterile precautions during heart catheterization
  • Failure of sterile precautions during infusion or transfusion
  • Failure of sterile precautions during lumbar puncture
  • Failure of sterile precautions during vaccination
  • Fatigue due to chemotherapy or radiation therapy
  • Fatigue secondary to chemotherapy or radiation therapy
  • Female sterilization failure
  • Herpes simplex infection of cornea after ophthalmic surgery
  • High output stoma
  • Impaired wound healing
  • Injury to viscus during surgery
  • Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome
  • Ischemia of stoma
  • Laser-induced burn
  • Laser-induced hypopigmentation
  • Leakage of radio-opaque material
  • Ligature failure during surgical operation
  • Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during abdominal paracentesis
  • Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during aspiration of fluid or tissue, puncture and catheterization
  • Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during heart catheterization
  • Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during infusion
  • Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during transfusion
  • Metabolic complication of procedures
  • Neoplastic complication of procedure
  • Peripheral nerve disorder associated with repair of hernia
  • Peristomal skin complication
  • Peritonitis after surgery
  • Poor siting of stoma
  • Postoperative cellulitis of surgical wound
  • Postoperative complication of wiring of sternum
  • Postoperative esophagitis
  • Postoperative peritonitis
  • Postoperative profound sensorineural hearing loss
  • Postoperative rupture of the diaphragm
  • Postoperative supratip depression of nose
  • Postoperative wound cellulitis
  • Post-splenectomy leukocytosis
  • Post-splenectomy thrombocytosis
  • Post-surgical epistaxis
  • Problem with surgical scar
  • Shock therapy as the cause of abnormal reaction of patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of procedure
  • Skin reaction to suture material
  • Strabismus following cataract surgery
  • Strabismus following ocular surgery
  • Subluxation of corneal flap
  • Surgical ciliated cyst
  • Suture line inflamed
  • Vasectomy failure
  • Visual system complication of procedure
  • Wound discharge of eye
  • Wound myiasis
  • Wound tenderness
  • Wrong fluid infused
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 998.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T81.89XA Other complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 998.89:
  • Complications
    • surgical procedures 998.9
      • accidental puncture or laceration 998.2
      • amputation stump (late) 997.60
      • anastomosis - see Complications, anastomosis
      • burst stitches or sutures (external) (see also Dehiscence) 998.32
      • cardiac 997.1
        • long-term effect following cardiac surgery 429.4
        • catheter device - see Complications, catheter device
      • cataract fragments in eye 998.82
      • cecostomy malfunction 569.62
      • colostomy malfunction 569.62
      • cystostomy malfunction 596.82
      • dehiscence (of incision) (external) (see also Dehiscence) 998.32
      • dialysis NEC (see also Complications, dialysis) 999.9
      • disruption (see also Dehiscence)
        • anastomosis (internal) - see Complications, mechanical, graft
        • internal suture (line) 998.31
        • wound (external) 998.32
      • dumping syndrome (postgastrectomy) 564.2
      • elephantiasis or lymphedema 997.99
      • emphysema (surgical) 998.81
      • enterostomy malfunction 569.62
      • esophagostomy malfunction 530.87
      • evisceration 998.32
      • fistula (persistent postoperative) 998.6
      • foreign body inadvertently left in wound (sponge) (suture) (swab) 998.4
      • from nonabsorbable surgical material (Dacron) (mesh) (permanent suture) (reinforcing) (Teflon) - see Complications due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • gastrointestinal NEC 997.49
      • gastrostomy malfunction 536.42
      • hematoma 998.12
      • hemorrhage 998.11
      • ileostomy malfunction 569.62
      • internal prosthetic device NEC (see also Complications, internal device) 996.70
        • hemolytic anemia 283.19
        • infection or inflammation 996.60
        • malfunction - see Complications, mechanical
        • mechanical complication - see Complications, mechanical
        • thrombus 996.70
      • jejunostomy malfunction 569.62
      • nervous system NEC 997.00
      • obstruction, internal anastomosis - see Complications, mechanical, graft
      • other body system NEC 997.99
      • peripheral vascular NEC 997.2
      • postcardiotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postcholecystectomy syndrome 576.0
      • postcommissurotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postgastrectomy dumping syndrome 564.2
      • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome 457.0
      • postmastoidectomy 383.30
      • postvagotomy syndrome 564.2
      • postvalvulotomy syndrome 429.4
      • reattached extremity (infection) (rejection) (see also Complications, reattached, extremity) 996.90
      • respiratory NEC 997.39
      • seroma 998.13
      • shock (endotoxic) (septic) 998.02
      • shunt, prosthetic (thrombus) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • specified complication NEC 998.89
      • stitch abscess 998.59
      • transplant - see Complications, graft
      • ureterostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urethrostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urinary NEC 997.5
      • vascular
      • wound infection 998.59
  • Failure, failed
    • tubal ligation 998.89
    • vasectomy 998.89
  • Granuloma NEC 686.1
    • operation wound 998.59
      • foreign body 998.4
      • stitch (external) 998.89
        • internal wound 998.89
      • talc 998.7
    • stitch (postoperative) 998.89
      • internal wound 998.89
    • suture (postoperative) 998.89
      • internal wound 998.89
  • Painful - see also Pain
    • wire sutures 998.89
  • Shock 785.50
    • therapeutic misadventure NEC (see also Complications) 998.89
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
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